RPC VI, 8220 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8220 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Botrys
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΒΝС = 252
Dating 221/222
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΟΤΡΥΗΝⲰΝ ΒΝϹ
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing, facing, wearing kalathos, holding long sceptre and two(?) globes; in the exergue, central stairway
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 9.02 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Sawaya, Botrys 17–9
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 338 Sawaya, Botrys 18
2     P: 933 Sawaya, Botrys 19
3     Beirut: 59535 Sawaya, Botrys 17